The future for Afghan refugees in Wisconsin

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Military policy waving at Afghan refugees at Fort McCoy
U.S. military police walk past Afghan refugees at the Village at the Ft. McCoy U.S. Army base on Thursday, Sept. 30, 2021 in Ft. McCoy, Wis. The fort is one of eight military installations across the country that are temporarily housing the tens of thousands of Afghans who were forced to flee their homeland in August after the U.S. withdrew its forces from Afghanistan and the Taliban took control. Barbara Davidson/Pool Photo via AP

Thousands of Afghanistan refugees are staying at Fort McCoy in Wisconsin while they await resettlement. We talk with one of those refugees about her experiences and her hopes for the future. Then we speak with the head of an organization resettling refugees.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Joe Tarr Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Khwaga Ghani Guest
  • Dawn Berney Guest

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